The market penetration of electronic trading has increased to an extent that means most capital market participants now require at least some electronic trading capability. The trend is likely to continue, and the level of sophistication and automation needed is also likely to increase.
FX algo usage has increased dramatically over the last half decade. As a result, there is significant pressure on FX dealers to successfully meet complex client expectations especially regarding liquidity during volatile times. FX dealers and aggregators …
A paper published by Greenwich Associates before the Covid-19 volatility event indicated very low adoption rates of FX algos among the market participants surveyed. Even though the crisis may have permanently changed participant behaviours, the market structure issues which had held back many from algo execution may still persist.
Alistair Cree, Product Manager at FlexTrade, tackles ten questions we have asked him about Algo Wheels.
Technology has improved to the point where algo trading is fast becoming the norm. What role will white and private label providers play as FX algo adoption continues to rise? Are their benefits real?
The use of next generation technologies in FX algo trading has been a hot topic of late, although many of the practical implications still tend to not be very well understood. Christopher Matsko, Head of FX Trading Services at FactSet, talks to us about the solutions available.
With Asif Razaq, Global Head of FX Automated Client Execution at BNP Paribas